Hoy Meeting: Cranes over Wisconsin

River Bend Nature Center 3600 N Green Bay Rd, Racine, WI, United States

Wisconsin’s wetlands are home to Sandhill Cranes and endangered Whooping Cranes. In the not-so-distant past, both Sandhill Cranes and Whooping Cranes faced near extinction throughout North America as they battled with increasing threats of unregulated hunting and habitat loss. Thanks to widespread conservation efforts, Sandhill Cranes are now one of the most populous crane species

Picnic with the Peregrines

Racine County Courthouse 730 Wisconsin Avenue, Racine, United States

Bring your binoculars, chair, and lunch to the courthouse lawn (southwest corner along 8th Street) at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 10. The chicks should be active at that point (assuming all goes well during nesting beginning in spring). Spotting scopes will be available for closeup views. In the meantime, check out the action at

Picnic, Petrifying Springs Park

Petrifying Springs Park 761 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tentative Date - Details TBA General map at: https://hoyaudubon.org/maps/petrifyingsprings/